Bits and Bytes: The Changing Role of the Manager in Baseball

Jacob Steinberg, IV Leader Sports Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

For years, managers have been key characters in the game of baseball. The dirt-kicking, hat-throwing, base-tossing, arguing coaches have dominated the game for years. However, with advanced technology taking over the game, are...

Huebbe commit to EIU

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor/Personality

November 7, 2017

Sophomore standout Brady Huebbe has committed to Eastern Illinois University to continue his academic and athletic career. Huebbe is a right-handed pitcher who doubles as a shortstop this year for the Eagles. On the mound...

On the clock

Jacob Steinberg, Sports Columnist

November 2, 2017

Baseball, America’s pastime. Yet it has fallen out of favor with many Americans over the past 30 years. In 1985, football passed baseball as the top sport among Americans, 24 percent compared to 23 percent for baseball. Football...

Eagles improve after slow start

Tyler Towne and Aaron Pellican

April 27, 2017

The midway point of the baseball season has arrived, and the IVCC Eagles are on their way back. After starting the year 0-9, the Eagles have crawled back to relevancy with a record of 10-16. Even with their slow start and struggle...

First person

Ben Bejster, Staff writer

March 9, 2017

“My expectations for this team are very high. Personally with the less than glamourous season we had last year, we seem to be progressing much faster and with more focus. We all want to have a break out season and the team feels our...

Baseball —back in business

Sam Brolley, IV Leader Sports Writer

May 8, 2014

The Eagles baseball team eluded winter’s somber grip by heading to Myrtle Beach, S.C., to open the season. They finished an even 3-3 in the Palmetto State before being beaten in back-to-back days by Joliet Junior College....

Baseball team looks for a fresh start

Alex Danko and Lexie Abbott, IV Leader Staff

March 30, 2014

The IVCC baseball team started their season in Myrtle Beach, compiling a 3-3 record during the spring break to start their season. In addition to the new incoming freshmen, the Eagles’ baseball team welcomed new head coach...

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